Putin offers to hand over records of Trump-Lavrov meeting

Just to be clear: Putin is offering a written transcript - not an audio recording - of his envoys' meeting with Trump. The episode is the latest woe for Trump, whose administration is engulfed in a series of scandals linked to Russian Federation.

ICJ to pronounce verdict on Kulbhushan Jadhav case tomorrow

Pakistan), tomorrow on Thursday 18 May 2017", the global court said in a release today. "The situation is grave, it is urgent, and hence we approached this court at such short notice", senior lawyer Harish Salve, representing India, told the United Nations court as an an open hearing of the case was underway at the Great Hall of Justice at the Hague in Netherlands following India's challenge to Jhadhav's death penalty.

Leaked intel reportedly gathered by IDF and about ISIS activities in Syria

Shavit's comments follow reports that Trump divulged highly classified intelligence to Russian diplomats during a meeting earlier this month. After White House officials denied that the president had shared classified data inappropriately, Trump tweeted that he has "the absolute right" to share information with the Russians.

Macron's wide margin of victory is deceiving, and his mandate is tenuous

Valls, a man deeply associated with the unpopular President François Hollande, supported Macron rather than the Socialist Party candidate during the presidential election. The far-right, anti-euro Marine Le Pen , who sought to take France out of the European Union, had 34 per cent. In a series of tweets posted in German and French he said: "Congratulations Emmanuel Macron".

Donald Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russians in Oval Office

He said his written statement "was just a more realistic view of how important it is to understand how closely some of this (classified) information has to be held and why". Israel's government has remained close-lipped on the matter. In a further, extraordinary twist to developments, President Vladimir Putin waded in to say Moscow could provide Congress with a record of Trump's controversial exchange with Russia's top diplomat and its ambassador to Moscow last week.

Amash: If true, Comey memo is grounds for impeachment

The White House defended Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russ. He said he hopes Comey will "in all dispatch" speak to congressional committees investigation Russian meddling in the election. Democrats called ever more loudly for a more aggressive investigation into what they described as possible obstruction of justice. Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain said late Tuesday that the developments had reached "a point where it's of Watergate size and ...